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Advanced Management Accounting

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ISBN-10: 0273730185

ISBN-13: 9780273730187

Edition: 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Frank Selto, Tom Groot, Carsten Rhode

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Description:

This innovative new textbook firmly roots management accounting in management, placing the emphasis on the management accountant as a key member of the management team and the strategic business decision making process. It explores how management accounting techniques are adapted and modified to support specific industries from energy to media sectors and covers topical issues such as: Environmental accounting Environmental auditing and ISO14001/EMAS The balanced scorecard Kaizen costing Target costing Social responsibility
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 2/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Preface
About the authors
Publisher's acknowledgements
Management accounting for decision making
Foundations of management accounting
The role of management accounting information
Early developments in trade and production
Increasing complexity of operations
Management accounting theory
Conclusion
Exercises
References
Planning and decision making
Decision making
Decision making under risk and uncertainty
Decision making under complete uncertainty
Risk, uncertainty and the decision maker
Exercises
References
Management control
Management issue
Governance and control of strategic management
Management control concepts and frameworks
Management control system design
Evaluating the effectiveness of management controls
Summary
Exercises
Cases
References
Financial modelling
Introduction
Models for business decision making
Modelling risk and uncertainty
Recap of financial modelling
Exercises
Cases
References
Profitability analysis
Budgeting and beyond
Introduction
Different approaches to budgeting
Activity based budgeting application
Monte Carlo budget simulations
The hazardous game of aggregating budgets
Budget variance analysis
The future of budgeting
Exercises
Cases
References
Cost analysis and estimation
Introduction
Cost functions
Cost estimation techniques
Simple linear regression
Multivariate regression
Modelling for learning
Data requirements
Exercises
References
Investment analysis
Introduction
Management issues
A brief theory of compounded interest
Discounted cash flow methods
Risk and uncertainty
Investment lifetime
Cost of capital
Forecasts of future cash flows
Real options and net present value analysis
Investment portfolios and capital rationing
Evaluations and post-audits of investment analyses, decisions, and outcomes
Investment analysis summary
Exercises
Cases
References
Management of operational performance
Introduction
Defining the production plan
Extensions of LP models
Theory of constraints
Quality control
Supply chain management
Exercises
References
Management control systems
Transfer pricing for divisionalised operations
Overview
Divisional structure, performance evaluation and transfer pricing
Economic efficiency
International transfer pricing
Summary
Exercises
Cases
References
Integrated financial and non-financial measures
Introduction
Integrated performance measurement systems (IPMS)
IPMS design decisions
Integrated performance measurement systems (IPMS) in action
Exercises
Cases
References
Inter-organisational management control
Introduction
Alternative lORs
Strategic management issues for lORs
Case studies of inter-organisational control
Conclusion
Exercises
Cases
References
Incentive systems in organisations
Introduction
Organisation goals and objectives
Organisation structure
Models of motivation
Incentive systems design
Summary
Exercises
Cases
References
Index